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Halloween Hikes-FULL


Halloween Hikes-FULL

Saturday, October 23

7 PM - 8:30 PM

All ages.

 Registration is closed.

Important: Registration closed at 12:00 AM the day of the program.



Halloween Hikes
Join a guided group hike along a candlelit path to watch fun nature-themed skits.

Bring your family to this long standing tradition at Ryerson Woods and enjoy an evening on a guided walk along a candlelit trail. The hour-long hike makes stops along the trail to watch nature-themed skits. This program isn't scary, so even preschoolers will have fun.

This program is meant for individual families and not organized groups. Please register.

90 minute event. One hour hikes begin every 30 minutes from 6–8 pm. Total distance walked is about 1.5 miles. 

Email with questions.


By registering for an in-person program you acknowledge that you have read the following and agree to:

1. Masks are optional for fully vaccinated* program participants.
Masks are required for non-vaccinated program participants when indoors or if you are outdoors and unable to maintain a 6-foot social distance.
Note: *Fully vaccinated* means any individual 14 days after full course of FDA approved COVID-19 vaccination

2. Observe social distancing of at least 6 feet whenever possible.

3. Check that you and members of your group are not experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19 prior to arriving at a program. If you need to cancel, email

4. Respect the directions of staff during the program. We are here to help and are looking out for everyone’s health and safety. Please practice kindness towards other participants and staff.



Eileen Davis

Edward L. Ryerson Welcome Center 21950 North Riverwoods Road
Riverwoods, IL, 60015
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